Passed Away On: October 24, 2021
Long-time Hollister resident, Frank A. Kirkpatrick, passed away in Grass Range, Montana on October 24, 2021 at the age of 70.
Frank was born in Hollister to Arthur Roy Kirkpatrick Jr. and Raphela Felice Kirkpatrick. He attended local schools and graduated from Hollister High School in 1970. He worked at Hollister Cannery and then at Graden Valley Foods in Gilroy for many years. Frank loved to cook and was the chef at many local restaurants. He even owned his own restaurant for a few years at Hollister Lanes Bowling Alley.
Frank moved to Indio, California and then moved to Oklahoma. He finally ended up in Grass Range, Montana where he passed away.
Frank is survived by his brother Arthur Kirkpatrick III and his wife Carol Kirkpatrick of Hollister, California; step-daughter Jonna Jessen and her husband Jason Jessen of Grass Range, Montana; nephews: Arthur Roy Kirkpatrick IV and his wife Tianna of Lathrop, California and Adam Raymond Kirkpatrick and his wife Sandra of Hollister, California; grandchildren: Sean Patrick Jessen, Austin James Jessen, Brigham J. Jessen, and Raean Marissa W. Jessen of Grass Range, Montana; as well as many cousins and close friends from Montana, Oklahoma and Hollister, California.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Kathy Ann Kirkpatrick who passed away in 2006.